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Inov8 Bare X Lite 150

Inov-8 Bare-X Lite 150 Minimalist Running Shoe

Based in ‘England’s last Wilderness’, the North Pennines, inov-8 is a British company that’s passionate about specialist running and extreme sports products. inov-8 is committed

Saucony PowerGrid Cortana Introduced to Saucony’s Growing Line of Minimalist-Inspired Shoes

With the recent trend amongst the running shoe manufacturers to introduce a “minimalist” shoe, there are now plenty of options for the light-footed runner who is after a little less on their foot. Here we take a look at a new option from Saucony. This is the brand who has recently brought us a myriad of “reduced drop,” lightweight shoes including the Progrid Kinvara, the Progrid Mirage and the new super minimal Hattori.

How long do your running shoes last

We’ve all been told about the benefits of having a quality pair of shoes when we are out running, training at the gym, or exercising. But how do we know how long these things are supposed to last?? With the answer dependent on a number of factors including a runner’s weight, running style and type of use, there is no clear cut answer. The following guidelines though can help as reasonably accurate ways to gauge how many more runs might be left in your beloved trainers!

New Swiss Engineered On Running Shoes Using CloudTec Technology

True to its unconventional name, the shoe itself is anything but the “norm.” John Marsh was instantly drawn towards the cool contrasting colours of the bright green sole and black upper, as well as the spring-like lugs that are positioned around the sole. This shoe is different and he couldn’t wait to give it a run.

John Marsh Road Tests the New Saucony Progrid Kinvara ‘Natural Running Shoe’

Every once in a while a new shoe comes along that needs a closer look. Generally these shoes are not a staple in a brand’s range, but rather illustrate a spark of innovation (whether or not the product is successful or not is another story) and are capable of developing an instant cult following among runners.

The painful truth about trainers: Are running shoes a waste of money?

Thrust enhancers, roll bars, microchips…the $20 billion running – shoe industry wants us to believe that the latest technologies will cushion every stride. Yet in this extract from his controversial new book, Christopher McDougall claims that injury rates for runners are actually on the rise, that everything we’ve been told about running shoes is wrong – and that it might even be better to go barefoot…